Lecture by Tomas Winter (IAH): Why do artists paint football?

Lecture by Tomas Winter (IAH): Why do artists paint football? / Proč umělci malují fotbal?

Place Husova 4, 110 Praha 1, CZECH REPUBLIC
Organizer Ústav dějin umění, Akademie věd ČR / Institute of Art History Academy of Scienc
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The advent of modern art from artists interested transferred traditional topics to new motives. One of them was modern sport perceived as an attribute of contemporary progressive society. This paper will focus on symbolism of football that played an important role in modernist and avant-garde programs which is also reflected in the themes of works of art.